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STAN, a clinical audit: the outcome of 2 years of regular use in the city of Varberg, Sweden.

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Source
Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. 2007;86(7):827-32
Publication Type
Article
Date
2007
Author
Anna-Karin Welin
Håkan Norén
Anders Odeback
Mona Andersson
Gunnel Andersson
K G Rosén
Author Affiliation
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Varberg Hospital, Varberg, Sweden. anna-karin.welin@telia.com
Source
Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. 2007;86(7):827-32
Date
2007
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Apgar score
Female
Fetal Blood - chemistry
Fetal Distress - diagnosis
Fetal Monitoring - instrumentation - methods
Heart Rate, Fetal - physiology
Humans
Infant, Newborn
Medical Audit
Pregnancy
Pregnancy outcome
Retrospective Studies
Sweden
Abstract
To monitor and analyze (audit) the introduction of the STAN methodology in a district hospital.
Retrospective study covering the total population of deliveries at term during 2004 and 2005.
1,875 out of 3,193 term pregnancies (59%) were monitored using the STAN fetal heart monitor (Neoventa Medical, Moelndal, Sweden) and the associated clinical guidelines. Cord metabolic acidosis, neonatal outcome, and rates of operative deliveries for fetal distress were recorded.
The overall cesarean section rate was significantly reduced in the STAN group. Emergency (crash) cesarean sections were significantly reduced from 1.51% to 0.27% in the cardiotocography- and STAN-monitored groups, respectively (OR 0.18, 95% CI 0.07-0.49). When cesarean section was performed only because of non-reassuring cardiotocography, cord acid base was significantly higher, 7.26 versus 7.19 (p
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